Competition Culture in Europe: Voices

Competition Culture in Europe: Voices is now available in hardcopy from the RIBA bookshop This publication comprises a series of essays by distinguished architects, competition organisers, scholars and commentators in 22 chapters on architectural competitions. The case studies, project data, discussions and interpretive glossary, that together include reflections on historic, contemporary and future competitions and…

The temporary House of Commons & restoration of the Palace of Westminster

Palace of Westminster

What was the question this proposed temporary Parliamentary chamber and the restoration of the Palace of Westminster endeavours to answer? Is it reinstating and refurbishing Barry’s 165+ year old Palace of Westminster which is now clearly no longer fit for purpose, too small and inadequate, in need of reform, and in a country desperately needing…